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that india's largest city is still vulnerable. caroline hawley, bbc news. >>> the president and congressional negotiators return to the debt negotiations table today after yesterday's meeting ended in confrontation. those in the meeting said that president obama announced enough is enough, we have to be willing to compromise, before walking out of the room. the moody's rating service is threatening to downgrade the nation's credit rating because of this crisis. >> both sides really locking horns. >>> new light is being shed on the problem of american kids and obesity. and two harvard doctors are weighing in. >> what they're saying about overweight children has just about everybody taking sides on this. abc's lana zach explans the controversy. >> reporter: thanks, peggy and daniel. it's really a radical idea and it's intended to get people talking about childhood obesity. in "the journal of the american medical association," two highly respected experts in the field are weighing in with this provocative question. should extremely obese children be pull friday their parents' home in order to sa
attached to them. >> right. >>> also, coming up this morning the worst terror attack in india's biggest city in years. we're talking about investigators in mumbai. they say three coordinated bombings took place at the height of last night's rush hour. you see folks there scrambling to get help as this affected a lot of people. many dead and many injured. >> investigators still trying to figure out who was responsible for that horrific attack. >>> later this half hour, the sunday funnies. like you've never seen them before. in fact, this book right here, we'll get a history lesson on how your favorite comics have evolved over the years. lifting this is no laughing matter. >> no, it feels like i've gone to the gym here. it's about like 50 pounds. it's a huge book. >> a tome. >> they're saying comics could be kind of a dying breed. because papers are going by the wayside because they're very expensive and losing money. comics could be the next thing. no more "family circle." no more "doonesbury." >> what will we do without "calvin and hobbes"? >> i love "calvin and hobbes." >>> but first,
was discussing attacks on european hotels similar to the recent attack in mumbai, india. >>> in norway, police are facing some fierce criticism over their response to last friday's bombing and shooting rampage. an elite unit took more than 90 minutes to reach gunman anders breivik who killed 68 people. they couldn't get to the island quickly because norway has only one police helicopter. and all chopper pilots were actually away on vacation. one critic called the response, quote, a bit of "keystone kops." >>> the other shoe has dropped in the case of congressman david wu. first the oregon democrat announced he would not seek re-election after he was accused of an unwanted sexual encounter by an 18-year-old daughter of a campaign donor. now the congressman says he will resign as soon as the debt ceiling crisis is resolved. here's reporter thom jensen of katutun portland. >> reporter: the writing is on the door at congressman wu's district office in downtown portland. a note telling reporters to call a number that was busy all day long. is anybody from the office going to make any statement? wou
a lot better. >> good call. >>> now to india where a frightened and hissing leopard mauled 11 villagers before it was cornered and killed. at one point the big cat bared its fangs and leapt through the air, tackling a man and knocking him down. the leopard held its ground against wildlife officials carrying batons and tranquilizer guns. finally villagers managed to beat back the cat using knives stones and batons. >> you always tease me for not liking animals. >>> 200 million americans are bracing for another day of blistering heat and humidity now blamed for nearly two dozen deaths. today's danger zone spans two dozen states from the plains to the east coast. abc's matt gutman is in chicago where conditions there have been downright unbearable. >> reporter: chicago's being called an urban heat island. the blazing sun and merciless humidity are cooking this city. >> it's serious out here. >> reporter: it was torturous across half the country and dangerous. in chicago the heat index of 110 degrees stirred memories of 1995, when a heat wave here killed over 700 people. in these conditions
aid to pakistan. >>> the death toll is climbing after a train accident in northern india. more than 60 people were killed when the passenger train derailed yesterday. investigators believe more bodies are trapped under the wreckage. published reports say the operator slammed on the emergency brakes to avoid cattle on the tracks. >>> the department of transportation is releasing its findings today on a crackdown that's aimed at distracted drivers. they say ticketing drivers who text and talk on cell phones behind the wheel is working. police in hartford, connecticut, and syracuse, new york, wrote more than 900 summonses. as a result, texting and hand-held cell phone use by drivers in those cities has gone down significantly. >>> new national research just out this morning points out how hazardous secondhand smoke can be, especially to children in the room. children who were exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke had a 50% greater risk of having neural behavioral disorders compared to children who are not exposed to smoke. adhd and learning disabilities. the study shows clolo to 5 million
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